A Moment of Gratitude

As the year 2016 comes to an end, I want to tell you how grateful I am that you make time to read my  blogs. I wish you a blessed 2017. May you thrive, soar, and prosper in 2017. May your health be preserved, your plans succeed, and may growth opportunities abound. Have a wonderful… Continue reading A Moment of Gratitude


3 Unexpected Ways a Translator Can Help You

Besides the obvious capabilities of translators, you can benefit from having a translator on your team. Translators have a set of skills useful for those who care about clear communication. Translators can help you find the right word and the best possible terminology. Accuracy matters to translators; they have a rich vocabulary and they are… Continue reading 3 Unexpected Ways a Translator Can Help You


International Translation Day 

September 30th is a very peculiar day for translators: International Translation Day. The Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ) celebrates this day through events held in Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, and Gatineau. (Follow the link for more information.) A quick reminder: Translation or Interpretation? Have a great International Translation Day my dear… Continue reading International Translation Day 


Writing or Translating into Your Second Language

Why do you translate only from your second language into your mother tongue? There is a very valid reason to do so.  There is a difference between writing in a second language and translating into a second language. Wait a minute! Don't you write when you translate? Of course I do!  However, there is more… Continue reading Writing or Translating into Your Second Language